Decision details

Post 16 (discretionary) Transport Policy Statement for the academic year 2023/24

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Executive Member sign off of revised and updated Post 16 Transport Policy Statement for the academic year 2023/2024


That the Executive Member agrees the Education Transport Policy Statement 2023/24, for Bracknell Forest Students aged 16 and over.

Reasons for the decision:

i.       To ensure compliance with statutory requirements to publish a compliant education travel policy for students aged 16 and over.


ii.     The DfE issued Post 16 education transport guidance in January 2019 which Local Authorities must have regard to when issuing their transport policies.  This guidance has been followed in the development of the policy. The policy will be subject to graphic design whilst awaiting content approval.

Alternative options considered:

No alternative option was considered.  This policy is not significantly changed from the policy adopted for 2022-2023.


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Financial Impact: Detailed within report

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director People

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Drafted policy review


Bracknell Parent Carer Forum

Contact: Matt Howlett, Transport & Support Manager Email: Tel: 01344 355157.

Publication date: 23/03/2023

Date of decision: 23/03/2023

Effective from: 31/03/2023

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